The Avalon Theatre is Western Colorado’s largest performing arts hall. Built in 1923, the Avalon Theatre is a historical anchor to Downtown Grand Junction. The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra is delighted to call this beautiful and historic theatre home for the majority of our seasonal concerts.
The Avalon Theatre seats 1,096 patrons per concert, offering concessions before the show as well as during intermission.
Parking at the Avalon Theatre
A large parking lot is located behind the Avalon Theatre, with entrances of 7th Street and Colorado Avenue. Around the theatre, there is ample street parking. All metered public parking in Downtown Grand Junction is free after 4 p.m. Monday – Friday, and free all day on weekends and holidays.
Security at the Avalon Theatre
Effective April 1, 2023 the Avalon Theatre has established a Bag Policy.
Per the Avalon Theater:
“We encourage guests to avoid bringing bags of any kind, but if necessary, guests are permitted to bring:
ONE CLEAR BAG no larger than 12″ x 12″ x 8″ in size
or small clutch purses or wallets no larger than 4.5″ x 6.5″ in size.
Prohibited items include any purse larger than a small clutch, backpacks, diaper bags, messenger bags, laptop bags, totes, cinched bags, camera bags, fanny packs, and any other large (non-clear) bag of any kind.”
The GJSO apologizes for the inconvenience.
Amphitheater at Las Colonias
The Amphitheater at Las Colonias Park is located in the heart of the city, approximately one mile South of Downtown Grand Junction. The large stage is backdropped by the Colorado River and Grand Mesa. Concert goers can enjoy incredible live acts while lounging in a gently sloped lawn that comfortably seats several thousand people.
Food is available at Las Colonias Amphitheater. Local food vendors and food trucks are present at concerts alongside the venues’ snack bar and concession stand.
Parking at Las Colonias Amphitheater
There is a parking lot directly East of the amphitheater. There are also several parking lots a short walk away near the Botanical Gardens.
The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra has had opportunities to perform in various locations throughout the Grand Junction area and the Western Slope. Many smaller concerts, including Chamber Orchestra events are held at Two Rivers Winery and Chateau. This intimate venue allows patrons a stunning backdrop while enjoying delectable local wine.